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"Signal Out Of Range" message...help!

by drumman1952 / November 15, 2005 11:52 PM PST

For the past two weeks, at random times but most likely after a cold boot, my monitor goes black with the message "Signal Out Of Range....118.2KHZ.....225.2HZ". I replaced the video card with an Asus N6600LE(AGP 8x, 256MDDDR) The motherboard is an Asus A7V600-X.
I run Windows XP Home with SP2, Norton Anti-Virus, Zone Alarm...The machine has an AMD Athlon XP 2600 CPU, 1 gig of ram and has an 80 gig hard drive. The monitor is a CTX VL700B. I did swap it with a Gateway monitor and had the same results.

The video card I replaced was an ATI 9600 series.

Other than that, the machine runs fine. Any ideas as to what may be causing this?

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Come on guys...
by drumman1952 / November 16, 2005 5:26 AM PST

Come on guys. Any ideas as to what is going on???
Richard

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See if this works for you..
by jackintucson / November 16, 2005 5:42 AM PST
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Thanks...
by drumman1952 / November 16, 2005 11:08 PM PST

Thanks for the google tip. All says the same thing. What I don't understand is that I have been using the same monitor and video card since the machine was built almost three years ago with no video problems what-so-ever, then it started.
Would SP2 have anything to do with this issue?

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I doubt it..
by jackintucson / November 16, 2005 11:53 PM PST
In reply to: Thanks...

SP2 primarily shored up security issues and non-video related problem areas. It could be that one or the other is finally laying down. This is where I get to blame the user for OVER-using equipment. Wink Good luck and let us know.

and life goes on...

Jack

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